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Footwear Gets an Artsy Makeover in New 'Shoerageous' Exhibit

Shoemakers are, of course, artists in their own right. For proof, take a look at your nearest pair of Stuart Weitzman, Jimmy Choo, or even a simple Converse. Local artist collective Creativity Explored gives us their take on sneakers, slippers, clogs, boots, pumps, and other footwear this month with their newest exhibit, Shoerageous, running from August 14 through October 1.

Breaking: Gavin Newsom Gets Hair Wet For Charity

In a shocking move today, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, he of the noted slicked-back coif, allowed a bucket of ice water to dampen his famous locks. Not all of it, of course, because god forbid. But he did manage to get some of his hair wet. 

Tech and Fashion Collide at Autodesk Runway Show

On Thursday night, scores of local techies, downtown workerbees, and fashion sect members gathered at Autodesk to catch a special runway show. Models donned looks using technology ranging from 3D-printed accents to LED lights, and more. 

Vanessa Getty Lands On Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed List

Joining the likes of Cate Blanchette, Pharrell Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and H.R.H. the Duchess of Cambridge (a.k.a. Kate Middleton), San Francisco style icon Vanessa Getty landed on Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed list. It's easy to see why.

Editors' Picks: Janis Joplin Stamp, Bubbly Hair, A Shocking 'God' Shirt, & More

Here's what the 7x7 editors were thinking about this week when they should have been at work. 

Goodbye 415, Hello Scary New Area Code

As you may have heard, the 415 is full. Starting March 21, 2015, the terrifying and foreign 628 will be assigned to new numbers. Disgusting? Yes. Necessary? Absolutely. So, hold onto your 415 prefixes, folks. The age of the even-numbered area code stands before us. Brace yourselves.  

Here's How To Make Your Feet Less Nasty, Guys

Hey, dudes, your feet are gnarled, hairy, and crusty. They are, in a word, gross. While I can't help you out with the first two issues — God and a lifetime of constricting footwear can be so cruel — I can recommend how to soften and smooth out your rough feet. Besides, it's sandal season (Birks are HOT right now, guys), and no one wants to look at your scaly feet on Muni.

Editors' Picks: Fazzolari's Lampblack, Farmgirl Flowers, & More

Here's what the 7x7 editors were thinking about this week when they should have been at work. 

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Help the Castro Theatre Get a New Organ!

Did you know that the Castro Theatre's organ, a.k.a., "the Mighty Wurlitzer," isn't even owned by the theater? Alas, it is not. It's owned by a San Francisco resident who has decided to move out of town... and they're taking the organ with them. Oy. But here's how you can help:

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